Oklahoma delegation covenants with conferences in Bolivia and Chile

At the end of March, a Delegation from the Oklahoma Conference of the United Methodist Church traveled to South America to covenant with the United Methodist conferences in Bolivia and Chile.


Methodist children’s home property in Tahlequah up for sale

In response to the growing needs of children and families in crisis across Oklahoma, and in the fulfillment of the mission of providing Christian help, healing and hope, the Board of Directors of The United Methodist Circle of Care made the decision on Feb. 26 to expand and accelerate its impact across Oklahoma. The Board voted with unanimous approval to pursue the sale of the United Methodist Children’s Home property in Tahlequah.


Annual Conference thanks 2019 retirees

The Oklahoma Annual Conference is thankful for the service of this year’s retiring clergy, deacons, missionaries and ministry leaders. The Service of Recognition of Retirees will take place on Wednesday, May 29 at 1:30 p.m. during the 2019 Oklahoma Annual Conference. The service will be held in the Oklahoma City University Freede Center.


First quarter apportionment readout for 2019

In an effort to improve financial transparency, the Contact will begin to publish both Apportionment giving and Mission and Ministry giving by church each quarter. The data will come from the Council on Finance and Administration and the total for each church will be published as a percentage.


Mission and Ministry: New People New Places

The Oklahoma Conference has been working on formalizing covenant partnerships in ministry and mission with FIVE conferences within our Methodist family: Bolivia, Eastern Mexico, Chile, Colombia and Ukraine.


OKUMC Briefs and Events


Book Review: "More Than Miracles: From the Pulpit to the Page"
BPHB shares health care recommendations for 2019 Annual Conference
Conference to host event focused on ministry with the aging
OCU celebrates Better Together Week


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